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Iraq war veteran Paul Rieckhoff (right), with Democratic Sens. Mark Begich of Alaska, Daniel Akaka of Hawaii and Patty Murray of Washington, introduces the GI benefit watchdog bill in Washington. Some lawmakers say for-profit schools are taking advantage of veterans and their educational benefits.
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Iraq war veteran Paul Rieckhoff (right), with Democratic Sens. Mark Begich of Alaska, Daniel Akaka of Hawaii and Patty Murray of Washington, introduces the GI benefit watchdog bill in Washington. Some lawmakers say for-profit schools are taking advantage of veterans and their educational benefits.

For veterans, one of the most important benefits coming out of service is the GI Bill. But what happens when millions of that taxpayer money go to for-profit schools?

For veterans, one of the most important benefits coming out of service is the GI Bill.

Since World War II, the program has funded college tuition for veterans – to help them get much-needed degrees and update skills to transition into the workforce.

But what happens when millions of that taxpayer money go to for-profit schools?

A new investigation from Reveal and the Center for Investigative Reporting takes a look at how a 2012 presidential order to protect veterans may not be working as intended.

For more, we're joined by reporter Aaron Glantz.

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